He’s the first private entrepreneur ever to be permitted to set up a bank in
India, while Bandhan, his organisation, is the first micro-lender to be awarded
this rare privilege. The story of Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Chairman and
Managing Director of Bandhan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd, a Kolkata-based
micro-finance institution, is one of struggles and challenges, and also triumphs
and social impact. As he’s poised to take a big leap once again, he shares his
story with Hoihnu Hauzel.